California forest fire temporarily strands July 4th revelers

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JACKSON, Calif. — A Northern California wildfire chewed through a mountainous region near Sacramento Tuesday after forcing evacuations in two counties. The Electra Fire erupted Monday afternoon at a recreation area in Sierra Nevada Gold Country that was packed with Fourth of July revelers, forcing 85 to 100 people celebrating […]

Hurricane Bonnie drives westward off Mexico’s Pacific coast

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Hurricane Bonnie is moving in the Pacific roughly parallel to Mexico’s southern coast, after crossing over Central America from the Caribbean, dropping heavy rain and contributing to two deaths MEXICO CITY — Hurricane Bonnie strengthened while moving roughly parallel to Mexico’s Pacific coast Tuesday after crossing over Central America from […]

1 dead, 4 injured in Wisconsin shooting

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One person has died and four people have been seriously injured in a Fourth of July shooting at a residence in Kenosha, Wisconsin, police said. The incident occurred at approximately 10:20 p.m. at a home in the 6300 block of 25th Avenue when authorities responded to reports of a shooting […]

NATO nations sign accession protocols for Sweden, Finland

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BRUSSELS — The 30 NATO allies signed off on the accession protocols for Sweden and Finland on Tuesday, sending the membership bids of the two nations to the alliance capitals for legislative approvals. The move further increases Russia’s strategic isolation in the wake of its invasion of neighboring Ukraine in […]

2 police officers shot following Philadelphia fireworks show

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Two police officers were shot near the conclusion of a Fourth of July fireworks show in Philadelphia. One officer received a graze wound. The other officer’s condition was not immediately known. They were both transferred to the Jefferson University Hospital for treatment, according to WPVI. The shooting took place in […]

Flight cancellations ease slightly as July 4 weekend ends

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DALLAS — Travelers flying home from July Fourth getaways faced flight delays Monday, but airlines were canceling fewer flights than in the days leading up to the holiday weekend. Since holiday weekend travel picked up on Thursday, airlines have canceled more than 2,200 U.S. flights, and another 25,000 were delayed. […]